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Re: kern/55663 (Support for EVFILT_USER in kqueue(2))

The following reply was made to PR kern/55663; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Subject: Re: kern/55663 (Support for EVFILT_USER in kqueue(2))
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:05:26 +0200

 On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 09:25:01PM +0000, Ruslan Nikolaev wrote:
 >  1. Why is it needed?
 >  Quite a few applications use it. To be specific, please consider Nginx. 
 >  Although, it *does* compile under NetBSD, several critical features are 
 >  missing without EVFILT_USER.
 That's a strawman. By that reasoning, we should add epoll(2). There is
 nothing in Nginx that needs it, just that the code currently requires
 it. That's a big difference.

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